Jeremiah "Little Jerry" Denton

Male 1770 - 1835  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah "Little Jerry" Denton 
    Born 0___ 1770  Caswell County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Oct 1835  White County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I21502  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2012 

    Father Joseph Denton,   b. 0___ 1725, (Hempstead, Nassau County, New York) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. CIRCA 1800, Clinton County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother Anne Hogg,   b. ~ 1751, (New Kent County) Virginia, British Colonies of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. (Stockton Valley, Kentucky) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married ~ 1765  (Caswell County) North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F5774  Group Sheet

    Family Sarah Carr,   b. 14 Oct 1772, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 0___ 1852, Lawrence County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 0___ 1790  [2
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F11758  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 0___ 1770 - Caswell County, North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 1835 - White County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Settled in White County in 1806...Whitley.
      Jeremiah Andrew Denton...http://www.dentongenealogy.org/Jeremiah%20Andrew%20Denton.htm

    • FIRST GENERATION

      1. Jeremiah "Little Jerry" DENTON was born in 1770 in Caswell Co, NC. He signed a will on 8 Aug 1835 in White Co, TN. White County, TN Will Book B, p189. Mentions wife Sarah, daughters Goldy, Mabel, Anne, Louicy, Sarah & sons Ozias (executor), Isaac, John, and one more son unnamed.

      Will transcript provided by Scott Gabrielson, , Jan 2002.
      He died on 17 Oct 1835 in White Co, TN. Info on family of Jeremiah Denton and Sarah Carr provided by Sue Montgomery-Cook,
      , Jan 2002. Ancestry goes back to Richard Denton born 1517 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Jeremiah settled in White county, TN in 1806 and died there.
      No research done by RHS except on Goldy Denton/Samuel Couch. Order of birth of children with no birth years is unknown.



      He was married to Sarah CARR about 1790. Sarah CARR died in 1852 in Lawrence Co, AR. She was born on 14 Oct 1872 in SC. Jeremiah "Little Jerry" DENTON and Sarah CARR had the following children:

      +2 i. Mahala (Mabel?) DENTON.
      3 ii. James (Jackson?) DENTON.
      +4 iii. Louicy DENTON.
      +5 iv. Sarah DENTON.
      +6 v. Isaac DENTON Sr..
      +7 vi. Ozias DENTON.
      +8 vii. Anne DENTON.
      +9 viii. John D. DENTON.
      +10 ix. Golda DENTON.
      +11 x. William Carr DENTON.



      SECOND GENERATION

      2. Mahala (Mabel?) DENTON was born about 1791.

      She was married to Lewis WRIGHT on 10 Mar 1809 in Clinton Co, KY. Lewis WRIGHT was born on 11 Nov 1788. He died on 2 Sep 1870 in Clinton Co, KY.

      4. Louicy DENTON.



      5. Sarah DENTON.



      6. Isaac DENTON Sr. was born in 1798 in Cumberland Co, KY. He died in 1829 in Tuscaloosa Co, AL.

      Eserneth WINTER was born in 1804. She died on 7 Oct 1856 in Itawamba Co, MS.

      7. Ozias DENTON was born in 1799 in Cumberland Co, KY. He died on 4 Oct 1852 in Lawrence Co, AR.

      He was married to Susannah WALLING in 1822 in White Co, TN. Susannah WALLING was born in 1807 in VA. She died on 20 Sep 1858 in Sharpe Co, AR.

      8. Anne DENTON was born in 1802 in Van Buren county, TN.

      She was married to Alexander GETTINGS about 1822 in TN. Alexander GETTINGS was born in 1798 in TN.

      9. John D. DENTON was born on 30 May 1806 in KY. He died on 21 Dec 1872 in Shrewsbury, KY.

      He was married to Mary "Polly" HARDIN in 1825. Mary "Polly" HARDIN was born in 1805.

      10. Golda DENTON was born about 1808 in TN. Info from Joyce Nigh , descendant of Samuel T. Couch. " I believe that Gooldy is actually Goldy whose name is Golda Denton, daughter of Jeremiah "Little Jerry" Denton and Sarah Carr Denton."

      She was married to Samuel COUCH about 1826 in TN. Samuel COUCH was born in 1806 in TN. 1850 Warren county, TN census, page 54, 11 Oct. 1850, shows all the children of Samuel Couch/Golda Denton except David and Sarah who were married in 1845 to Clarinda Molder and Alfred Molder respectively. Denton surname from Joyce Nigh, descendant of Susan Couch/John Willis. Her email address is: joyce_nigh@hotmail.com, July 2001.

      Proof that Samuel is f/o James Couch is based on note from Sibyl Sylvia Johnson-Soard that indicated James H. "Polk" Couch had a sister Susie who married a Willis and another sister Ruth who married a Fletcher and a brother Samuel. Samuel had two sons reared in Purcell, OK as primitive baptists.

      1850 census of Samuel Couch shows these people, plus info from Jack Willis indicats his ancestor Susan Couch married a Willis is futher confirmation. Golda DENTON and Samuel COUCH had the following children:

      +12 i. David COUCH.
      +13 ii. Sarah COUCH.
      14 iii. Martha COUCH was born about 1829 in White county, TN.
      15 iv. Elizabeth COUCH was born about 1831 in White county, TN.
      16 v. Matilda S. COUCH was born about 1833 in White county, TN.
      +17 vi. Susan COUCH.
      18 vii. William COUCH was born about 1837 in White county, TN.
      19 viii. Mary A. COUCH was born about 1839 in White county, TN.
      20 ix. Isaac COUCH was born about 1842 in White county, TN.
      +21 x. Ruth COUCH.
      +22 xi. James H. "Polk" COUCH.
      +23 xii. Samuel T. (twin) COUCH.
      24 xiii. Francis M. (twin) COUCH was born in Feb 1850 in White county, TN.

      11. William Carr DENTON was born in 1810. He died in 1841.

      He was married to Elizabeth JONES on 20 Dec 1830.


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      Richard H. Soard
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      SOURCES


      Descendants of Jeremiah "Little Jerry" DENTON

  • Sources 
    1. [S11371] "Some of the Descendants of Rev. Richard Denton", by Edythe Whitley,, p. 50.

    2. [S44985] http://www.dentongenealogy.org/html/dat60.html#7.

    3. [S11371] "Some of the Descendants of Rev. Richard Denton", by Edythe Whitley,.

    4. [S11371] "Some of the Descendants of Rev. Richard Denton", by Edythe Whitley,, p. 39 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S8771] Louise Boss, louisehboss@aol.com, contributed events & sources December 20, 2015, uploaded December 21, 2015 by David A.